The CME has increased its margin requirements for bitcoin futures to 43% ahead of the launch, up from 35%. “Margins for CME bitcoin futures are being increased to 43% for launch as a result of the normal review of market volatility to ensure adequate collateral coverage,” according to a release from the CME.
Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race marked by sexual misconduct accusations against Republican candidate Roy Moore.
PepsiCo has reserved 100 of Tesla Inc's new electric Semi trucks, the largest-known order of the big rig.
Dec 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks futures pointed to a flat open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's announcement on benchmark interest rate and assessed the Democratic win in the Alabama Senate election.
Saudi King Salman delivered a speech on Wednesday outlining his government's priorities for the coming year, urging citizens to support economic reforms and the government's anti-corruption drive.
A court has ruled that a nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan should not operate because it's too close to an active volcano and could be affected by a major eruption.
Six months after flames enveloped a high-rise in London and prompted concerns about the safety of other buildings worldwide, a U.S.-based fire prevention group has developed a tool aimed at making buildings safer.
The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive that is considered key in industrial meats for the popular doner kebab.
Canadian Solar is considering an offer from its CEO to be taken private.
Greek Supreme Court approves request to extradite Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik to United States
Greek Supreme Court approves request to extradite Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik to United States .
Kinder Morgan got itself into trouble with leverage. It's fixing that issue, but has more work to do.
European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his U.K. counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent."
Sheesh, what a year.
Pfizer's 2017 wasn't horrible. Just ho-hum.
The IRS still has seven tax brackets (for now), but the income thresholds have increased for 2018.
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year.
The European Union's executive body says it has approved Poland's 9.4 billion euro ($11 billion) plan for developing renewable energy sources.
The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local): 11:50 a.m.
Official figures are showing wages in Britain creeping up but still lagging the rise in prices, meaning households continue to experience a real-terms pay cut as they prepare for Christmas.
This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.
Looking to build generational wealth? These three stocks can get the ball rolling.
Things are looking up for the European Central Bank.
The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:50 a.m.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced that it was a confluence of factors that contributed to the sinking of the El Faro in the fury of Hurricane Joaquin on Oct. 1, 2015, which killed all 33 people on board.
The owner of Zara fashion stores says net profit surged by 6 percent in the first nine months of its fiscal year as it continued its international expansion with both online and physical stores.
A Republican tax package swiftly taking shape would pull down the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the tax rate for corporations to a level slightly above what businesses and conservatives wanted.
Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike.
Sprawling Russian conglomerate Sistema says a court has frozen some of its assets to secure a pending $2 billion lawsuit from Russia's largest oil company, the state-owned Rosneft.
On the day when Janet Yellen will hold her final news conference as Federal Reserve chair, the Fed has left little doubt what it plans to do Wednesday: Raise its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year.
Japan's Panasonic and Toyota Motor said on Wednesday they will consider jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles.